History for Environment

Why it’s important to protect the Boreal Forest

Today on Care2, I watched this short but very informative video about the Canadian Boreal Forest. I realize that not everyone thinks like me and protecting something because it is part of nature isn’t always descriptive enough. By protecting one place or species, like the Boreal Forest, you are protecting so much more. This video […]

Are you unknowingly supporting rainforest destruction?

With most negative things in this world, the main reason they’re still around is because people just aren’t knowledgeable about the consequences. According to the Rainforest Action Network (RAN), “palm oil is in roughly 50% of packaged goods sold on grocery store shelves” and “the expansion of palm oil plantations is one of the biggest […]

(Which to…) Choose. Bike. Be Happy.

The accommodations in which I live are a bit further from my university campus than the others and I’ve strongly been considering riding a bike to school. The only downfalls I can see are the rideability of the area (although I’ve seen quite a few cyclers and have heard it’s becoming a very bike-friendly area), […]